A vibrant matcha sponge cake or quatre-quarts, served in fingers. Matcha gives this simple sponge cake a bright colour and not-too-sweet flavour; beaten egg whites make it extra light. Easy to make and simple to serve, matcha sponge cake makes an elegant but unfussy afternoon treat.
When I go to Japan, I don’t just eat all day long. But could you blame me if I did? Not only is Japanese food delicious, but at every price point, the variety on offer is so different to what we get in the UK. From convenience store snacks to fancy restaurants, there’s novelty for me everywhere I look. My philosophy is: we came all this way, let’s try it!